IAPH BAKU 2018 | MAY 8 - 11

PROGRAMME

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

08:00-18:00
Registration
Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection
09:00-12:00
Joint Technical Committee Meeting
Villa Petrolia
11:00-12:00
Women's Forum
Villa Petrolia
12:00-13:00
Lunch
Villa Petrolia
13:00-16:00
Board Council Meeting
Villa Petrolia
16:00-17:00
Regional meetings
Villa Petrolia
17:00-18:30
Annual General Meeting
Villa Petrolia
19:00-22:00
Welcome Reception (sponsored by DBA Group S.p.A)
Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Heydar Aliyev Center
10:00-12:00
Opening ceremony of IAPH 2018
08:30-09:30
Registration
10:00-10:05
Introduction by the Master of Ceremony
10:05-10:20
Welcoming show "Tale of the Silk Road: From past to future"
10:20-10:30
Welcome words by Santiago Garcia Mila, President of IAPH
10:30-10:45
Welcome Keynote speech by H.E. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
10:45-10:55
Speech by Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, President of DP World
10:55-11:05
Speech by high-level EU official (invited)
11:05-11:15
Speech by high-level Chinese Government official (invited)
11:15
End of opening session
11:15-11:40
Walking to the Baku Convention Center
11:40-13:00
Opening and tour of the IAPH exhibition
13:00-14:00
Lunch
Cruise Committee lunch Meeting
14:00-15:30
Session 1:
Regional aspects of hub development: innovation, smart port-cities and sustainable tourism
Panel:
Mohammad Rastad, President Port Management Organisation (PMO) Iran
Elvyn G. Masassya, President Director PT Pelabuhran Indonesia II
Grant Gilfillan, Chief Executive Officer, Port Authority of New South Wales
Hadiza Bala Usman, Managing Director Nigerian Ports Authority
Cedric Virciglio, European and International Affairs Manager, HAROPA Ports
15:30-16:00
Coffee break
16:45-17:30
Session 2: (powered by IAPH Women's Forum)
Multiculturalism: cultural diversity in global shipping and logistics chains
Chair: Siti Noraishah Binti Azizan, General Manager, Sabah Ports / Chair IAPH Women's Forum Introduction: Hanan Challouki and Taha Riani, Managing Partners Allyens / Forbes 2018 '30 under 30'

Panel:
Catherine Mturi-Wairi, Managing Director Kenya Ports Authority
Marc Nuytemans, CEO Exmar Shipmanagement
Ketevan Bochorishvili, CEO Anaklia City JSC
Sacha Rougier, Managing Director Cruise Gate Hamburg
17:30-18:00
Closing Keynote day one
First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador (TBC)
18:00
End of the day one
20:00-22:00
Welcome Dinner Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Baku Convention Center
09:00-10:30
Session 3:
What makes a competitive hub? Free Trade Zones as major players in international trade and the value chain
Chair and introduction: Prof. Dr. Theo Notteboom, Shangai Maritime University, Ghent University and University of Antwerp (confirmed)

Panel:
Aboubaker Omar Hadi, Chairman, Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority
Gilles Bergot, Deputy Head of Unit Ports Policy, European Commission
Guimara Tunon, General Director of Ports, Panama Maritime Authority
Zeno d'Agostino, President Port of Trieste
Michael Proffitt, Director and CEO of Dubai Logistics City
10:30-11:00
Coffee break
11:00-13:00
Parallel workshops (in co-operation with IAPH Technical Committees)

Who's afraid of LNG?
Chair and introduction: Henri van der Weide Chair IAPH Environment Committee


Accreditation for LNG bunker operators: introducing the IAPH accreditation and audit system Peter Alkema, Chair IAPH LNG Working Group
LNG bunkering operations near residential areas: safety issues and risk management
Cees Boon, Senior Safety Advisor, Port of Rotterdam
Compensation and liability in case of LNG: towards a special regime? Frans van Zoelen, Chair of the IAPH Legal Committee
LNG fueled ships: the experience of Yokohama port:
Masamichi Morooka, President and CEO Yokohama Kawasaki International Port

Improving port efficiency through digitization and disruptive technologies
Chairs: Masaharu Shinohara and Frédéric Dagnet, Port of Marseille


Disruptive technologies and port operations Chairs:
Masaharu Shinohara, Chair IAPH Port Operations Committee
Jordi Torrent Pujol, Vice-Chair IAPH Trade Facilitation Committee

Digitization and disruptive technologies: an overview
Masaharu Shinohara, Chair IAPH Port Operations Committee
Hataka Port Logistics System
Yuuju Nakamura, Port of Hakata
The use of Artificial Intelligence
Justine Camoin, Business Developer, Marseille Gyptis International

13:00-14:00
Lunch
14:00-16:00
Parallel workshops (in co-operation with IAPH Technical Committees)

Port incentives for green shipping and logistics
Chair and introduction: The 'Green Corridor' concept and how ports contribute to it
Wolfgang Hurtienne, Chair IAPH Port Planning Committee
Henri van der Weide, Chair IAPH Environment Committee


Logistics operator perspective: Francesco Parisi, Owner and Chairman Parisi Freight Forwarding

Port operator’s perspective:Masamichi Morooka, President and CEO Yokohama Kawasaki International Port

Corridor management perspective: Rakhmetolla Kudaibergenov, Secretary General, Trans-Caspian Transport Route (invited)

Financial and legal enablers of future-proof infrastructure
Chair and introduction:
Dov Frohlinger, Chair IAPH Economics and Finance Committee
Frans van Zoelen, Chair IAPH Legal Committee

Legal innovations in Free Trade Zone development
Farid Ahmadov, Deputy Director-General, Port of Baku

Public funding of seaports: the end of an era?
Gilles Bergot, Deputy Head of Unit Ports Policy, European Commission

The bankers’ perspective:
NN, Pasha Bank

Best practices in public-private partnerships
Ziad Hayek, UNECE Centre of Excellence on Public-Private Partnerships in Ports

16:00-16:30
Coffee break
16:30-17:00
Input from the workshops for the World Ports Sustainability Program
Reports by the workshop chairs Moderator: Patrick Verhoeven, Managing Director IAPH and Coordinator WPSP
17:00-18:00
Closing debate: The New Silk Road
Turloch Mooney, Senior Editor, Global Ports | Maritime & Trade IHS Markit
Wade Shepard, Author of 'Ghost Cities of China', Contributor Forbes and BBC World
Dr James Jixian Wang, Visiting Associate Professor, Research Centre on One-Belt-One-Road,
City University of Hong Kong
18:00-18:30
Closing of the IAPH 2018 Conference
Taleh Ziyadov, Director-General Port of Baku
Santiago Garcia-Milà, President IAPH
Chang Min, Director General of Guangzhou Port Authority - host 2019 World Ports Conference
20:00-
Gala Dinner Buta Palace

Friday, May 11, 2018

09:00-10:00
Board Council Meeting
Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection
11:30-16:00
Technical Excursion to Port of Baku
Alat